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Cisco Networking Academy Program: Fundamentals of Web Design Companion Guide
     

Cisco Networking Academy Program: Fundamentals of Web Design Companion Guide

by Xenia Giese
 

ISBN-10: 1587130661

ISBN-13: 9781587130663

Pub. Date: 04/28/2002

Publisher: Pearson Education

The only Cisco-endorsed and recommended companion guide for the new Cisco Networking Academy Program: Fundamentals of Web Design Web-based curriculum

  • Written and developed by the co-authors of the Fundamentals of Web Design course
  • The only Cisco- developed and approved companion guide for the new, Web-based Adobe(r) sponsored curriculum
  • Fully

Overview

The only Cisco-endorsed and recommended companion guide for the new Cisco Networking Academy Program: Fundamentals of Web Design Web-based curriculum

  • Written and developed by the co-authors of the Fundamentals of Web Design course
  • The only Cisco- developed and approved companion guide for the new, Web-based Adobe(r) sponsored curriculum
  • Fully integrated to the Web-based curriculum to strengthen classroom learning.
  • Accompanying CD-ROM includes lab assets, demonstrations of labs, interactive versions of test-your-knowledge questions, and links to trial software
  • Comprehensive, cumulative project allows students to apply the concepts and skills learned and work towards a complete web site for their portfolio

Cisco Networking Academy Program: Fundamentals of Web Design Companion Guide

is the companion textbook for a one-semester Adobe Systems-sponsored curriculum on Web design principles. The book and course provide an introduction to the skills needed to design world-class Web sites, taking students through all the steps involved in Web site architecture, work flow and production processes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587130663
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Series:
Cisco Networking Academy Program Series
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
658
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 9.62(h) x 1.35(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Foundations of Website Creation3
Introduction3
The Internet3
Internet Connection9
Internet Protocols and Models12
Browsers18
Internet Services and Applications23
Summary30
Check Your Understanding32
Key Terms35
Chapter 2Web Page Elements39
Introduction39
HTML Basics40
XHTML61
Color Formats64
Image Formats68
Multimedia Formats76
Interactive Elements84
Summary94
Check Your Understanding97
Key Terms100
Chapter 3Production Tools103
Introduction103
HTML Approaches103
Graphics Applications114
Animation Applications125
Audio and Video Applications129
Summary134
Check Your Understanding135
Key Terms138
Chapter 4Pre-Production Process141
Introduction141
Getting the Project142
Production Roles155
Planning the Website158
File Management167
Basic Project Management Concepts and Vocabulary170
Production Phases173
Summary175
Check Your Understanding177
Key Terms180
Chapter 5Layout and Design183
Introduction183
The Web as a Medium183
Web Design Principles191
Web Design Issues198
Style Sheets and CSS209
Summary222
Check Your Understanding224
Key Terms227
Chapter 6User Interface Design229
Introduction229
Interface, Navigation, and Usability230
Interface Usability245
Navigation Design Basics251
Navigational Usability261
Summary268
Check Your Understanding270
Key Terms273
Chapter 7Accessibility and Internationalization277
Introduction277
Accessibility278
Internationalization298
Summary311
Check Your Understanding313
Key Terms316
Chapter 8Media Creation319
Introduction319
Web Writing319
Image Creation323
Scanners324
Digital Cameras326
Stock Photography327
Image Manipulation328
Animation340
Digital Audio and Video343
Summary353
Check Your Understanding356
Key Terms359
Chapter 9Interactivity363
Introduction363
Appropriate Interactivity364
Interactive Navigation367
Interactive Multimedia368
Interactive Advertisements371
Programmed Interactivity371
Database-Driven Interactivity375
User-to-User Interactivity381
Website Assembly383
Summary384
Check Your Understanding386
Key Terms390
Chapter 10Assembly, Testing, and Optimization393
Introduction393
Site Check394
Speed Optimization400
Link Management406
Website Maintenance408
Usability Testing412
Summary418
Check Your Understanding421
Key Terms424
Chapter 11Implementation and Hosting427
Introduction427
Client Feedback and Sign-Off427
Privacy, Security, and Legal Issues430
Housing and Hosting the Site435
Domain Name Registration441
File Publishing to the Web443
Search Engine Listing446
Advertising the Site449
Banner Ads450
Summary458
Check Your Understanding460
Key Terms464
Chapter 12Portfolio Development467
Introduction467
Portfolio Overview467
Portfolio Elements471
Marketing Yourself478
Summary479
Key Terms480
Appendix ACheck Your Understanding Answer Key483
Appendix BHTML Reference491
Common Attributes491
Events491
Data Types492
Alphabetical HTML 4.0 Element Listing495
Appendix CXHTML Reference569
XHTML 1.0 Tags569
XHTML 1.0 Standard Attributes574
Appendix DCSS Reference577
Selectors577
Pseudo Classes578
Rules578
Properties579
Glossary609
Index630

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